23 May 2019

Ghana: Govt Will Improve Infrastructure in C/Region - Pres

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured the chiefs and people of the Central Region of the government's unwavering commitment to improve the infrastructural condition of the region.

He said although the government was financially constrained, it would tackle the infrastructural needs of the region gradually and improve the living condition of the residents.

President Akufo-Addo said these yesterday when he met the Central Regional House of Chiefs at the Jubilee House in Accra.

The traditional leaders presented a number of concerns bordering on the infrastructural needs of the region to the President.

On roads, President Akufo-Addo said the government was committed to improving the general road condition in the country and urged the traditional leaders to be rest assured.

He indicated that a number of roads in the region had been captured in the government's 2019 budget while several others, like the Twifo-Praso-Dunkwa road, had been earmarked under the Sinohydro projects.

President Akufo-Addo also expressed the government's commitment to reviving the dormant industries in the region, and explore the possibilities of opening more industries in the region.

He urged the traditional leaders to live in harmony and help to address the increasing cases of chieftaincy disputes in the country.

The President of the Central Regional House of Chiefs, Obrempong Nyanful Krampah XI commended the President for his interest in the development of the Central Region.

He said the chiefs and people of the region would continue to support him to ensure that he succeeds in his quest to develop the living condition of the country.

Obrempong Nyanful Krampah XI said policies such as Free SHS, One District One Factory, Planting for Food and Jobs, Export and Rural Development, Nation Builders Corps were all worth commending.

While commending the President, he said the development needs of the country and the Central Region were enormous and urged him to continue to do more.


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